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Winners and losers in the GOP’s proposed healthcare plan

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A guide to what’s covered under the Affordable Care Act and the proposed Republican healthcare plan.

According to a Kaiser Family Foundation study people who are older, lower-income, or live in areas with higher premiums (like Alaska and Arizona) receive larger tax credits under the ACA than they would under the Republican replacement.

Some people who are younger, higher-income, or live in areas with lower premiums (like Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Washington) may receive larger assistance under the replacement plan.

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The subsidy system under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, would be replaced with a new system that would provide less help to low-income people and those in high-cost areas.

Obamacare, for the first time, required Americans to have health insurance. That would no longer be the case.


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